Part time Receptionist – Central (Holmewood, Chesterfield)

Competitive salary + company performance related bonus + benefits

Due to continued success and growth, Avant Homes are currently recruiting a confident and enthusiastic Receptionist to join our team, based at our Central Chesterfield office on a part-time job share basis.

This role will require you to work 18 hours per week however we are flexible on the working days.

Take a closer look at the perks and benefits of working for Avant Homes.

Key duties and requirements

As our Receptionist, you will operate the company’s switchboard ensuring all calls are answered promptly, efficiently and in a professional manner reflecting positively on the company in full alignment with our customer service ethos and standards whilst also providing general administration support to the divisional teams within the office. Your responsibilities will also include the following:

  • Delivering an effective, pleasant and engaging customer-focused and professional first point of contact for all customers, suppliers, colleagues and members of the public
  • Effectively communicating with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Assisting in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Working as a key part of the wider administration support team by assisting and helping other administrative staff and the PA to MD as required
  • Data entry, purchase orders and general system usage to assist the regional team

Who are we looking for?

To be successful as our Receptionist, you will hold previous experience of working within a similar role, experience of operating a switchboard whilst also holding previous administration experience.

You will also need to possess:

  • Excellent knowledge and application of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills as this is a customer-facing role and will be the first point of contact for any internal and external visitors
  • Ability to work under own initiative and manage time effectively
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • A basic understanding of House building is desirable yet not essential

As this role is a job share based on a part-time basis, you will be required to cover each other’s holidays, so this will mean that full-time holiday cover will be required throughout the year.

In return for your hard work as our Receptionist, you will be offered a competitive salary of up to £9,500pa pro-rata DOE + company discretionary bonus of up to 10% + holidays + benefits

If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, please be aware that as part of our recruitment and selection process, you will be asked to complete an online skills test.

Avant Homes

The team at Avant Homes receive a high volume of applications for each role. If you have not heard back from us within 14 days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.